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Low Blood Pressure When Lying Down
I have been dizziness &fainting for 2weeks even i stand up or lying down still dizzy tooo bad. Is this serious problem? Or am i low blood pressure?
Hypotension is defined as "low blood pressure". Blood pressure is measured as two numbers and expressed as systolic blood pressure (sbp) / diastolic blood pressure (dbp). The sbp is the pressure that is generated when the heart squeezes. Dbp occurs when the heart relaxes. 120/70 is considered normal in adults. Less than 100/60 (of either number) can ...Read more
Can low blood pressure cause you to feel dizzy with eyes closed when lying down and fine every time else, like bending head side or down. ?
Probably not: If low blood pressure is source of sensation you are calling dizziness, it would usually worse when you are upright. There are certain types of vertigo and disequilibrium that are worse when you have your eyes closed. Consider an evaluation with your pcp about whether your blood pressure is low or other causes for these symptoms. ...Read more
Paraplegic for 18yrs has backpain that is only relieved by laying down. This week had low blood pressure, worse pain, lethargic until lays down.Reason?
Standing (at first): When you stand, less blood returns from the legs --> lowers cardiac output --> lowers blood pressure. This should be a minor and transient effect. If you have problems with orthostatic hypotension, though, the blood pressure drop may be more severe & prolonged, and may even result in dizziness or in extreme cases fainting. ...Read more
Hello Dr. I've a blood pressure of 102/68 and I feel dizzy even when seated down. I feel lightheaded as well, is this low blood pressure?
Dysautonomia - MVP: Possible dysautonomia / mitral valve prolapse syndrome - neither are usually life threatening but may cause anxiety about symptoms. See doctor to be checked and to consider ultra low dose beta-blocker drugs. Read Dr. Richard Hoffman's book on MVP on Amazon.com. Increase fluid intake, add slow release magnesium & Cardiamins (Google and use code CMC for special discount). ...Read more
I'm on Cialis for BPH, the last few days I have low blood pressure 100/60. Can Cialis cause this and can I stop the Cialis immediately or taper down?
It could be: yes . it is safe to stop it immediately ...Read more
Low BP?: what are your numbers? Have you fainted? Are you on mediciation? Have you had ambulatory BP monitoring> Get amedicalexam and evaluation. ...Read more
He was in e.R. They couldn't find anything wrong. Slightly elevated r.B.C. And slightly low blood pressure. Could it be sudden drop in blood pressure?
Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more
Abnormal blood pressure is a symptom in which a person's blood pressure is much higher or much lower than it should be for his age and body size. If either the systolic (upper number) pressure or the diastolic (lower number) pressure is not in the normal range, then the ...Read more
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